About Valerie Bertinelli
Valerie Anne Bertinelli (born April 23, 1960) is an American actress and television personality. She achieved recognition as a child actress, portraying Barbara Cooper Royer on the sitcom ‘One Day at a Time’ for which she won two Golden Globe Awards. She starred as Gloria on the religious drama series ‘Touched’ by an Angel (2001–2003) and Melanie Moretti on the sitcom ‘Hot in Cleveland’ (2010–2015), the latter of which gained her a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination. In 2012, she was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
She hosts the cooking shows ‘Valerie’s Home Cooking’ and ‘Kids Baking Championship’ on Food Network, winning two Daytime Emmy Awards for the former. Following her appearance in an episode of ‘Apple’s Way’, Bertinelli was approached by producer Norman Lear to audition for the role of cooperative daughter Barbara Cooper in a new sitcom called ‘One Day at a Time’; she appeared in 208 of the 209 episodes. Bertinelli has appeared in a vast repertoire of film and TV appearances, in titles such as: ‘Boston Legal’, ‘Hot in Cleveland’, ‘Cutthroat Kitchen’ and ‘True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet’. Learn More…